Safe Driving Tips for a Safe Holiday Season

Doesn’t look like Mother Nature is going to be cooperative for holiday travel. With a giant storm brewing, forecasters are predicting Fort Lee will have heavy rain beginning on Tuesday, thunder joining the mix on Christmas Eve and strong winds of 50mph arriving Christmas Day. But, as we all know, weather predictions aren’t always accurate.…



Holiday Classic Movies To Enjoy From The Comfort Of Your Home At The Modern

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by catching a rerun of your favorite holiday movie? Or, keeping your youngster busy while you hide away wrapping their presents?  Or, making some popcorn and just spending quality family time together in your luxurious apartment in Bergen County, watching a special holiday classic? Beginning…


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Ugly Holiday Sweater Party – Anything Goes With This Humorous Theme!

    “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism and a can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. But, what does one do when they receive yet another lovingly hand-knit ugly holiday sweater for Christmas from Aunt Gertrude? Have a party! While ugly sweater Christmas…



Adorable Children Musicals Even Parents Will Enjoy

                    Two holiday musicals about children growing up and facing personal challenges are appearing in Bergen County this month. While the theme sounds like anything but a happy musical you can be sure a lesson is learned, and everyone lives happily ever after. Without sounding sexist, its’…



In The Spirit of The Holiday…

As we sat with family and friends around the Thanksgiving table how could we not appreciate how fortunate we are? With a beautiful home here at the Modern, strength of family, unity of friends and neighbors, and good health, we’ve got it all! But, unfortunately, there are seniors, children, the mentally and physically challenged, single…


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Simon Santa Photo Experience at The Shops at Riverside

  The Shops at Riverside, a Simon property, is an expansive retail destination for fashion, discovery and community. Located only minutes from your rental apartment at The Modern in the affluent suburban area of Bergen County, adults and eager children with their families visiting this site will be dazzled with the magic of the holiday…


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Volunteer Center of Bergen County Do Good! Feel Good!

As the holiday season approaches, we are often reminded to be grateful for all our blessings that we have received during the past year.  As we celebrate with our closest friends, family, neighbors and ‘give thanks’ this holiday season, we are exercising one of the key ingredients in being a happy and high performing individual:…



Remembering Palisades Amusement Park

High atop the New Jersey Palisades cliffs, with breathtaking views overlooking the Hudson River once stood the home of the famous Cyclone roller coaster, the Tunnel of Love and the world’s largest salt-water pool. Located in Bergen County within the boroughs of Cliffside Park and Fort Lee, this magical place was called Palisades Amusement Park…



It’s Almost Time to “Fall Back” November 2nd

  Looking forward to gaining an extra hour of shuteye this weekend? We bet you are! Gloomy that the days are going to be shorter? We bet you are? Did it ever cross your mind as to why this occurs? Daylight Saving Time (DST) is a change in the standard time with the objective of…